Klobuchar: End The Filibuster To Save Abortion Rights

Axios reports:

Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) told CNN’s “State of the Union” Sunday that the Senate should abolish the filibuster in order to protect abortion rights. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) last week promised to pass the Women’s Health Protection Act, codifying Roe v. Wade, when the House returns from recess.

Klobuchar said Sunday ending the filibuster would be key to the bill’s slim chances of clearing the Senate. The big picture: Klobuchar said she “hoped” the conservative-tilted Supreme Court would not overturn Roe v. Wade, but noted that it can take years for a case to wind up before the Supreme Court, which is why she aims to have the Senate codify it.

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